The current debate about the causes of climate change is polarizing enough. When we extend the discussion to what our moral response to it should be, the discussion becomes even more challenging. In this Brown Bag Green Book program by Knox County Public Library (Knoxville, TN), Nina Gregg, Independent Organization Consultant, contemplates the book Moral ground : ethical action for a planet in peril , edited by Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson. Topic: Environmental ethics
Wirtschaftsethik und Umwelt: Deutsche und französische Ansätze im Vergleich Author: Bettina Hollstein Published by Deutscher Universitätsverlag ISBN: 978-3-8244-6123-3 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-322-99340-3 Table of Contents: Einleitung Definitionen Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsethik unter Berücksichtigung des Umweltschutzes Wirtschaftsethik unter Berücksichtigung der Umweltproblematik in Frankreich Wirtschaftsethik unter Berücksichtigung der Umweltproblematik in Deutschland Vergleich der... Topics: Economics, Environmental ethics, Environmental ethics, Environmental ethics, Economics,...
Introduction -- Return to Membele -- Ninou's plea -- Tyemoro's memory -- The powder of the Whites -- Drums in the night -- Drought -- A strange rebirth -- Ousseini's teaching -- The four pillars of life -- A new order of things -- Return to mother earth -- Old Stiri's dream -- Feeding the earth -- The initiated initiator -- Departure from Membele Topics: Human ecology, Environmental ethics, Spirituality
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Environmental ethics, Nature, Human ecology Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PM8oAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Do animals and the environment deserve moral standing and consideration? This article attempts to answer this question by surveying the relevant ethical theories. Discussed are the traditional environmentally-related philosophies of bio-centrism, eco-centrism, deep ecology, and Buddhist thought, and the more generalist views of ethical relativism, utilitarianism, deontology and ethics of care. An Ethic of Family is introduced. Topics: Environmental Ethics, Animal Rights, Moral Standing
Since the beginning, humanity has been nourished by the various elements that constitute nature. However, use of the diverse renewable and non-renewable resources at our disposal, such as water, soil, fossil fuels, and metals, have not until quite recently translated into the abuse of our environment. While the west is encountering problems of waste and pollution due to overconsumption and prosperity, India is facing the same troubles due to overpopulation and severe poverty. Due to the reality... Topics: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Crisis, Anthropocentric Worldview, Eco-Centric Worldview,...
byEngel, J. Ronald; Engel, Joan Gibb; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Ethics Working Group; Conference on Conservation and Development: Implementing the World Conservation Strategy (1986 : Ottawa, Ont.)
"This volume had its inception in the workshop sponsored by the Ethics Working Group of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) at the 1986 Conference on Conservation and Development in Ottawa"--Pref Topics: Economic development, Economic development, Environmental ethics, Comparative economics
Lecture; 1 mini-dv (88 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. For more information about National Geographic Photographer & Speaker Joel Sartore, visit this site: http://nationalgeographic.com/speakers/profile_sartore.html The oil-versus-wildlife debate is particularly relevant on Alaska's North Slope, a rich swath of tundra that is home to an abundance of wildlife and 48 billion barrels of oil. The North Slope is the largest intact wilderness in the United States,... Topics: Oil drilling, Environmental ethics, Alaska, Fossil Fuels, Environmentalism, Lectures
Lecture; 1 mini-dv (57 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by President Ron Liebowitz first seven minutes. McKibben discusses the latest science on global warming as well as the meaning of that science, and the idea that humans are suddenly casting a much larger shadow over the planet's operations. Topics: Environmental ethics, Global warming, Climate change, Environmentalism, Economics, Lectures
Lecture; 1 mini-dv (81 min.) Part of the Scott A. Margolin '99 Lecture in environmental affairs series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by Rich Wolfson. This lecture begins with a review of the now-solid evidence for a human influence on the climate of recent decades. Such evidence includes instrumental measurements available for the past two centuries, paleoclimate observations spanning more than a millennium, and comparisons of the predictions from computer models... Topics: Climate change, Environmental ethics, Global warming, Environmentalism, Research, Lectures
Lecture; 1 mini-dv (77 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Lecture sponsored by Environmental Affairs, Dean of the College Office, Biology Department, Rohatyn Center for International Affairs, Atwater Commons, and Wonnacott Commons. Overfishing, habitat destruction, global warming and other human-induced activities have contributed to a severe decline in ocean biodiversity, yet public awareness of the changes and their implications for the future has been minimal.... Topics: Oceanography, United States, Marine resources, Research, Environmental ethics, Lectures
Lecture; 1 mini-dv (83 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. In a keynote address celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Middlebury College Mountain Club, McKibben discusses the impact of environmental damage and how it has complicated our appreciation of the natural world. Topics: Environmental ethics, Climate change, Global warming, Nature, Environmentalism, Lectures
1 mini-dv (127 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Cosponsored by the Museum of Art, the Program in Environmental Studies, Cook Commons, and the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs. Lomborg, author of the bestselling The Skeptical Environmentalist, gives a public lecture followed by a moderated discussion with Bill McKibben, Middlebury College scholar in residence in environmental studies. Lomborg uses a cost-benefit analysis approach to argue that other issues... Topics: Global environmental change, Global warming, Climate change, Environmental ethics,...
Lecture; 2 mini-dvs (74 min.) Part of the Middlebury energy symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Jones advocates constructing a green economy, llifting people out of poverty in the process by creating "green-collar" jobs. Topics: Ecology, Environmental ethics, Global warming, Climate change, King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968,...
This master's thesis will offer two models to examine worldviews for human survival: the Titanic and the Ark. I conclude that the Ark represents the preferable worldview from an ecological perspective and argue that it is the basis for a more egalitarian view of laity in the church. I also suggest similar such studies as the basis for lay-led Christian formation activities centered on Creation care. Topics: Ecotheology, Human ecology--Religious aspects--Christianity, Animals--Religious...